Undergraduate Programs


    
  
BS Biology Program (BSBio)

BS Biology is a 5-year undergraduate honors program that provides a holistic and rigorous approach to the biological sciences. The curriculum covers the most essential concepts, principles, and theories of biology across a diverse range of disciplines through innovative lecture and laboratory courses. The program offers its students both the Thesis and Practicum options, the latter of which would allow them to do laboratory or field research work in an affiliated institution. The Junior Term Abroad (JTA) Program is also now available to BS Biology majors, with affiliates in Asia, America, and Europe prepared to accommodate the students in their laboratories. The BS Biology program provides the most comprehensive preparation for further education, including medical studies; virtually 100% of our medically inclined graduates have enrolled in one of the top medical schools in the country and even abroad. Graduate research programs are also a common option for our majors. Our alumni are enjoying success in their respective fields, be it in medicine, research, industry, or the academe.

 
BS Life Sciences Program (BSLfSci)

BS Life Sciences is a 4-year undergraduate honors program that provides more specialized training in the biological sciences. Majors choose from among Specializations, namely: 1) Biomedical Science, 2) Ecology and Systematics, 3) Microbiology, and 4) Molecular Biology and Biotechnology. These being the research areas of the Department, the majors are given rigorous training through innovative lecture and laboratory courses and through the undergraduate Thesis. The Junior Term Abroad (JTA) Program is also now available to BS Life Sciences majors, with affiliates in Asia, America, and Europe prepared to accommodate the students in their laboratories. The specialization of the BS Life Sciences majors allows them to excel in particular biological fields and prepares them for careers in these disciplines. The program produces the best researchers, practitioners, and educators with interests in medicine, biodiversity and conservation, microbiology, and molecular biology.